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Post by NaomiM on October 4th 2012, 7:28 pm

Spotted a nice bowl the other day. Didn't buy it but curious about the backstamp:

MADE IN **EY

I've been racking my brain and can't think what two letters would fit to make a place name.
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Post by dantheman on October 4th 2012, 8:12 pm

surely it's one of those Norse names that are common in the Northern reaches of Scotland

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I just googled that ey means island

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Post by dantheman on October 4th 2012, 8:22 pm

there are 3 Scottish islands with 4 letter names ending in ay

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Post by studio-pots on October 4th 2012, 8:52 pm

Could it have been "MADE IN CLEY"? The pottery in North Norfolk.

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Post by dantheman on October 4th 2012, 9:03 pm

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Post by NaomiM on October 4th 2012, 10:10 pm

studio-pots wrote:Could it have been "MADE IN CLEY"? The pottery in North Norfolk.

Bingo!

It was a grey version of these bowls with the inner spiral decoration:

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